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  1. Antoine Vermette returns to Arizona a playoff hero after Hawks Cup run
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    Antoine Vermette returns to Arizona a playoff hero after Hawks Cup run

  2. Sources: Draymond Green agrees to $85 million deal with Warriors
    Marc J. Spears

    Sources: Draymond Green agrees to $85 million deal with Warriors

  3. Sources: Omer Asik finalizing $60 million contract with Pelicans
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    Sources: Omer Asik finalizing $60 million contract with Pelicans

  4. Jose Aldo mocks Conor McGregor while criticizing UFC 189 interim title fight
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    Jose Aldo mocks Conor McGregor while criticizing UFC 189 interim title fight

  5. Raptors' early offseason moves all done with an eye on defence
    Israel Fehr

    Raptors' early offseason moves all done with an eye on defence

  6. Report: Paul Millsap returns to Hawks for three years, $58 million
    Eric Freeman

    Report: Paul Millsap returns to Hawks for three years, $58 million

  7. DeAndre Ayton's long road from Bahamas project to No. 1 prospect
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    DeAndre Ayton's long road from Bahamas project to No. 1 prospect

  8. Matt Beleskey takes surprisingly reasonable five year, $19-million deal with Bruins
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    Matt Beleskey takes surprisingly reasonable five year, $19-million deal with Bruins

  9. Winners & Losers on Day 1 of NHL Free Agency
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    Winners & Losers on Day 1 of NHL Free Agency

  10. Capitals get clutch playoff performer in Justin Williams for two years, $6.5 million
    Josh Cooper

    Capitals get clutch playoff performer in Justin Williams for two years, $6.5 million

  11. Sources: Kings trade Nik Stauskas, Carl Landry and Jason Thompson to 76ers in salary dump
    Adrian Wojnarowski

    Sources: Kings trade Nik Stauskas, Carl Landry and Jason Thompson to 76ers in salary dump

  12. 70-year old woman finishes ultramarathon
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    70-year old woman finishes ultramarathon

  • Sampson draws strength from defeat, expects strong growth

    By Simon Evans EDMONTON (Reuters) - England coach Mark Sampson says his team's march to the last four of the Women's World Cup, which ended with a heartbreaking loss to Japan in Wednesday's semi-final, should be the catalyst for major improvements … More »

    Reuters - 5 minutes ago
  • AP Source: Kings trade Stauskas, Thompson, Landry to 76ers

    The Sacramento Kings have agreed to send Nik Stauskas, Jason Thompson and Carl Landry to the Philadelphia 76ers as part of a salary-shedding move to pursue free agents, a person with knowledge of the trade told The Associated Press on Wednesday … More »

    AP - Sports - 6 minutes ago
  • Butler leads Hahn, Athletics past Rockies 4-1

    Butler leads Hahn, Athletics past Rockies 4-1

    Billy Butler's first triple in nearly three years was the talk of the clubhouse. Butler also singled, Jesse Hahn pitched six solid innings and the Oakland Athletics beat the Colorado Rockies 4-1 on Wednesday. ''I was a little out of breath,'' … More »

    AP - Sports - 12 minutes ago
  • Pyeongchang picks 'Nanta' producer for 2018 ceremonies

    Pyeongchang picks 'Nanta' producer for 2018 ceremonies

    Organizers of the 2018 Winter Olympics said on Thursday they have named Song Seung-whan, the producer of South Korean hit theater show 'Nanta', as the executive creative director for the Pyeongchang Games' opening and closing ceremonies. … More »

    Reuters - 12 minutes ago
  • Orioles hit 2 HRs to back Chen in 4-2 victory over Rangers

    Orioles hit 2 HRs to back Chen in 4-2 victory over Rangers

    Wei-Yin Chen did just about everything right except put an end to the Texas Rangers' long-ball barrage. Although the Rangers hit two more home runs - giving them 10 in three games - Chen and the Baltimore Orioles had enough weapons to offset the … More »

    AP - Sports - 13 minutes ago